Phys374: Intermediate Theoretical Methods

Spring 2009, Section 0101
TuTh 2:00-3:15, W 4:00-4:50 Room PHY 1402

Professor: Steve Wallace
Room 2107 Physics, Phone 301-405-7128
Office hours:  Monday and Friday 1:30-2:30.
  Feel free to drop in.
TA: Rufus Phillips (grading)
Room. 4223 Physics, Phone 301-405-6192
Office hours: TBA

    Breaking News:

Final Exam Solution posted.

Links to other pages for course

MT1 Midterm Exam 3/30/09 & Solution  

MT1 Grade distribution  

MT1a - Make-up Midterm Exam 3/30/09 & Solution  

MT1a - Make-Up Grade distribution  

MT2 Midterm Exam 5/07/09 & Solution  

MT2 Grade distribution  

Final Exam 5/18/09 & Solution  

Homework Assignments 

Homework Solutions 
Course Evaluations  
Course and Final Exam Grades

General course information

Textbook: Roel Snieder, Guided Tour of Mathematical Methods for the Physical Sciences (Cambridge University Press), ISBN: 0-521-83492-9 (hardback).

E-mail: I encourage students to make use of e-mail for quick correspondence with me regarding lecture material, homework problems, or whatever. I will also use e-mail to communicate with the class at large when appropriate.

Homework: Assigned weekly and due the following week. Late homework accepted at 75% of full value up to 5:00 PM two days following due date. If you know it will be impossible to turn in an assignment on time you must discuss this with me  in advance of the due date. Sources (e.g. textbooks or classmates) should be cited when used in a homework solution. Please make sure you include your name and the homework and course numbers and staple the pages together.

Exam Schedule:
..........First Midterm Examination: Thursday, March 12, 2009.  

..........Second Midterm Examination: Thursday, May 7, 2009.  

..........Final Examination: Monday, May 18, 2009, 10:30am-12:30pm  

Grading:  Based on homework (200 pts.), two mid-terms (100 pts. each), and final (200 pts.).
Final Exam score will be used to decide borderline cases.